16:45 LRN Sportscast March 29

The LSU baseball team hosts Tulane tonight as the Tigers will look to get the bats going. Coach Paul Mainieri’s team scored just five runs in a series against Texas A-and-M, despite racking up more hits than the Aggies over the course of the three games…
cut 30 (14) “….score points”
First pitch is at 6:30.

Runs have not been a problem for Southeastern Louisiana. The Lions seek their 13th straight win tonight when they host Southern. S-L-U has scored four or more runs in all but one game during this school record winning streak.

Also tonight…Nicholls State will host in-state foe UL Lafayette at six Pm in a game that can be seen on Cox Sports Television. And Lincoln Parish rivals, Grambling and Louisiana Tech face off in Ruston.

More injury woes for the Pelicans. The team has announced that Jrue Holiday has a fractured orbital bone and he’ll miss the rest of the season. He suffered the injury in the final minute of last night’s win over New York. And Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a sports hernia and he’ll need a second opinion next week. New Orleans has been officially eliminated from playoff contention.

The season is over for the Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs lost to East Tennessee State 88-83 in the first round of the Vegas 16 Tournament.

Mike Dunleavy Senior was introduced today as the 24th head coach in Tulane men’s basketball history. The former NBA Coach has never coached on the college level.

Nicholls has fired men’s basketball coach JP Piper after winning just 11 games this past season. Piper took over the Colonels in 2004 and Nicholls had an 82-118 record in conference play during that time.